The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported 480 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest number of cases reported in the daily report since Sept. 8, when 394 cases were reported.
The state reported five new deaths due to the coronavirus, the lowest daily count since the same number of deaths were reported on Jan. 31.
The department said 3,313 new individuals were tested.
Statewide hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased from 656 on Saturday to 635 on Sunday, the lowest number since July 5. The high mark was 3,460, set on Nov. 30.
The state said more than 703,000 Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Monday at 5 a.m. More than 1.13 million had received the first dose of a vaccination.
Following are the latest COVID-19 numbers from the Indiana State Department of Health. The department updates its data daily based on information received through 11:59 p.m. the previous day.
*New COVID-19 cases: 480
Total cumulative cases: 667,736
New deaths: 5
Total deaths: 12,315
New tested individuals: 3,313
Total cumulative tested individuals: 3,153,395
Cumulative positivity rate unique individuals: 21.2%
Seven-day positivity rate unique individuals: 8.6%**
Cumulative positivity rate all tests: 9.7%
Seven-day positivity rate all tests: 3.1%**
** The health department reports the 7-day positivity rates with a six-day lag to allow time for more comprehensive results.
Statewide totals (Dec. 14 – March 8)
First dose administered: 1,133,856 (daily increase of 6,170)
Fully vaccinated: 703,808 (daily increase of 7,362)
Marion County cumulative cases: 91,411 (increase of 59)
Marion County new deaths: 0
Marion County cumulative deaths: 1,660
Marion County 7-day positivity rate unique individuals: 6.5%
Marion County 7-day positivity rate all tests: 2.9%
Hamilton County cumulative cases: 32,522
Hendricks County cumulative cases: 15,967
Johnson County cumulative cases: 16,497
Madison County cumulative cases: 11,815
Boone County cumulative cases: 6,195
Hancock County cumulative cases: 7,476
Morgan County cumulative cases: 6,142
Shelby County cumulative cases: 4,636
Indiana intensive care unit usage
Available ICU beds: 39.8 %
ICU beds in use by COVID-19 patients: 4.6%
Available ventilators: 81.2%
Ventilators in use for COVID-19: 1.8%
U.S. and worldwide numbers
As of Monday, from Johns Hopkins University:
U.S. cases: 29,000,012
U.S. deaths: 525,046
Global cases: 116,942,682
Global deaths: 2,595,106
*New cases, deaths and tests are previously unreported cases, deaths and tests submitted to the Indiana State Health Department in the 24 hours through 11:59 p.m. the previous day. The cases and testing categories typically contain numerous duplicates—as many as 20% or more—that are later eliminated from the cumulative totals.
6 thoughts on “Indiana reports lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in six months”
Time for optional mask usage?
Why do you ask?
Wait two more weeks Flatten the curve.
Happy 365th day of the 15 days to flatten the curve.
Time to have government quit telling everyone if im allowed to squeeze off a pee. Time for people quit turning in their neighbor for reading a book they don’t approve of. Or not wearing a mask.
You can have porn on your kids phone but not Dr Zeus
Yes I spelled it wrong intentionally. Law degree. 😉